unexpected NOP encodings
Mon Jun 24 15:33:00 GMT 2019
On 6/24/19 10:05 AM, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 07:56:48AM -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> is it known (and intended) that
> No, you've found a bug.
Agreed, the group ending nop generated by the .p2align should match
the .machine that is currently in effect, so power8, not power6.
>> .machine power8
>> # The NOP inserted here is controlled by the "power6" machine
>> # setting below, not the one currently in effect.
>> .p2align 3
>> .machine power6
>> doesn't produce the expected NOP encoding, because the encoding is
>> chosen only at the end of the assembly process (i.e. when the final
>> directive has already been seen and processed)?
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